Houston Grand Opera - Carmen
Oct 23 - Nov 13, 2020
Houston Grand Opera - Werther
Oct 30 - Nov 15, 2020
Houston Grand Opera - The Snowy Day
Dec 10 - 17, 2020
Houston Grand Opera - Parsifal
Jan 22 - Feb 7, 2021
Houston Grand Opera - Cinderella
Jan 29 - Feb 12, 2021
October 23 - November 13, 2020
The irresistible appetite of flaming beauty Carmen is set to devour audiences one more as Houston Grand Opera presents this stunning production of Georges Bizet's quintessential operatic experience. Expect an explosive whirlwind of swishing skirts and fiery passion as they bring the alluring tale to you - we dare you not to fall for her!
October 30 - November 15, 2020
For the first time in over forty years, Jules Massenet's lush telling of Werther comes to Houston in co-production from the San Francisco Opera and Lyric Opera of Chicago. An irresistible tale of unrequited love based, Werther is based on Goethe's semi-autobiographical novel 'The Sorrows of Young Wether'. And sorrows they truly are as the brooding poet falls for the betrothed Charlotte and is driven to the brink of life itself.
December 10 - 17, 2020
The Houston Grand Opera presents a family-friendly world premiere and just in time for the change of season to boot! As things start to get festive, the world-class ensemble conjures the magic of snowfall in The Snowy Day, a brand new work by Atlanta-based composer Joel Thompson and librettist/New York Times bestselling author Andrea Davis Pinkney. Rising American soprano Julia Bullock joins proceedings in the role of Peter whilst acclaimed opera maker Omer Ben Seadia directs.
January 22 - February 7, 2021
Tapping into the famed tales of Arthurian Knights, Wagner's final epic Parsifal took the composer nearly a quarter of a century to write and is considered his most magnetic work. A heady mix of adventure, philosophy, religion, and enlightenment, he meant it not as an opera but called it 'A Festival Play for the Consecration of the Stage'. Houston Grand Opera delivers a star cast including Russell Thomas and Christine Goeke as they stage this rare, yet powerful work as part of the 20/21 season.
January 29 - February 12, 2021
Cinderella is transported to Italy in Rossini's celebrated opera. Also known as La Cenerentola, this tragi-comic adaptation is considered to bear some of the finest writing for solo voices and ensembles. Presented by the Houston Grand Opera as part of the company's 20/21 season, enjoy the HGO debut of Emily D'Angelo as she stars as the maid Angelique in this heart-warming tale of true love and kindness that will enchant all ages.
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